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Monday, October 3, 2022

TSI urges politicians to embrace digital era

By EDDIE OSIFELOTRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is urging...

CBSI announces policy stance to tame inflation for next 6 months.

BY JENNIFER KUSAPACentral Bank has announced an...

SINPF to pay $77.5 million to members

BY NED GAGAHESOLOMON Islands National Provident Fund...

SI work programme on Paris Agreement slow

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BY PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, Germany SOLOMON Islands work programme on the Paris Agreement is slow, says the country’s head of delegation to the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Greater coordination needed in climate finance: Mataki

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BY JARED KOLIIN BONN, GERMANY  GREATER coordination is needed in the management of Climate Finance, says Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) Dr Melchior Mataki at the...

World heritage sites contribute to addressing climate change

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By PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, Germany NATURAL World Heritage Sites have contributed to addressing climate change according to preliminary findings by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).IUCN’s Monitoring Officer for World Heritage Programme Ms...

SI helps push for Indigenous Peoples’ Platform milestone achievement in COP23

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By PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, Germany SOLOMON Islands has played a key role in ensuring the Indigenous Peoples’ (IPs) Platform at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was adopted at the 23rd Conference...

Call to separate disaster risk reduction from disaster management

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By PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, GermanySOLOMON Islands head of delegation to the Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations United Nations Framework Convention on Climate (UNFCCC) Dr Melchior Mataki has highlighted the need to...

World Bank and GCF sign Accreditation Master Agreement for Tina river hydro

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BY JARED KOLI IN BONN, GERMANY THE World Bank (WB) and Green Climate Fund (GCF) have signed an Accreditation Master Agreement which will soon see a roll out of the much awaited fund for the multi-million...

Gov’t strives to fulfill multilateral global process on climate at COP23

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BY JARED KOLIIN BONN, GERMANYTHE Solomon Islands government delegation is undertaking four key tasks for multilateral global process on climate change at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany.Permanent Secretary of the...

SI pushes for Adaptation Fund beyond 2020

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By PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, Germany SOLOMON Islands and other Pacific Islands are pushing for climate change Adaptation Fund to continue when the Kyoto Protocol lapses in 2020.This is one of the main items Pacific Islands’...

Sinking in the wrong place

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONABIKOI 1 is sinking near Tulaghi town’s undersea water supply pipeline, and there is nothing coming from authorities raising concerns from locals.There’s fear over the impacts of the ship’s sinking on the...

Worldlink resources and its mining activities on Rennell

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BY ALFRED SASAKO MY one day trip to Rennell last week was never intended to investigate logging and mining operations on the island. But with a bit of time on my hand, it was pretty...